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Six types of breathing meditation

Six types of breathing meditation

Part of a series of teachings on A Presentation of the Establishment of Mindfulness by Gyalwa Chokyi Gyaltsen.

  • Breathing meditation as preparatory practice for establishing mindfulness
  • Beginning simply and get progressively more difficult
  • The first four: counting the breath, following the breath, placing, and analyzing

Four Establishments of Mindfulness 04: Breathing mindfulness (download)

Venerable Thubten Chodron

Venerable Chodron emphasizes the practical application of Buddha’s teachings in our daily lives and is especially skilled at explaining them in ways easily understood and practiced by Westerners. She is well known for her warm, humorous, and lucid teachings. She was ordained as a Buddhist nun in 1977 by Kyabje Ling Rinpoche in Dharamsala, India, and in 1986 she received bhikshuni (full) ordination in Taiwan. Read her full bio.

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